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Jul 6, 2011 5:30pm PDT
american to orbit the earth says we're making a big mistake. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, our lead story tonight is in the what will they think of next category, on it's deadly serious because it has to do with the latest ways terrorists are figuring out to bring down an aircraft. we talk a lot about airline security, what gets through, what doesn't. and this scenario, a warning by the feds, may be the nightmare scenario. explosives inside a passenger, surgically placed within the body of a living human being who is willing to give their life to the cause. it's a grisly business, but just the threat of it could change air travel. we want to begin tonight with our justice correspondent, pete williams, at national airport in d.c. pete, good evening. >> reporter: brian, officials stress tonight there's no indication of any plot under way to actually do this, but they say al qaeda operatives have talked about trying to find doctors to help them do it, and the u.s. is taking that talk seriously. it's renewed interest in an idea for
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Jul 28, 2011 6:30pm EDT
switched from uneasy to on board. >> is this as big as we wanted to go? heck no. we wanted to go bigger. we ran on going bigger. this is the only proposal on the table that accomplishes the goals we set out to do. >> reporter: arm twisting failed to persuade some conservatives. >> i know there are people in my party that want to keep beating up on me, because i can't vote for a bill that only cuts $1 trillion. >> reporter: ready to blunt any perceived boehner momentum, senate democrats came out hours early to declare that option dead. >> it will be defeated. they know that, the american people now should understand that clearly. >> reporter: what we know at this point, speaker boehner seems to be a handful of votes short. one of the men just came out of the speaker's office says he's still a no, no matter how bruised and bloodied he was after the meeting. several who made that visit to the principal's office are still a no. only a couple of them wouldn't tell us where they are right now. >> kelly, we're going to ask you to stay where you are while we bring in chuck todd to the conversation.
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Jul 29, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. so you see how this coalition is going to come together. the question is how big will it be in order to get it so you get a bipartisan vote on the -- out of the house there, lester? >> chuck todd at the white house, thanks. >>> now back to the economic data we got today. gross domestic product, the broadest measure of the economy rose just 1.3% this spring. that's weak. and below what economists had forecast. the really bad news came in the revised number for the first quarter of this year, 0.4%. the economy was basically flat lining. this didn't help matters on wall street today. the dow was down under 97 points. the nasdaq was down almost 10 points. the s&p 500 fell more than 8, capping the worst week for the markets in a year. cnbc's david faber joins me now. there is no way to sugar coat the numbers. is the bottom line was the recession deeper than any of us thought? >> the recession was very, very deep. we had a very difficult time climbing out of it, no doubt. in fact, more difficult than many people had even anticipated given the numbers you mentioned, lester. job creation, as
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Jul 8, 2011 6:30pm EDT
is on its last few laps and a big part of american life is about to end. we begin our coverage tonight with nbc's tom costello who was lucky enough to watch it blast off at the cape today. tom, good evening. >> reporter: mission managers admit they got lucky with the weather, no rain, no lightning, even a last-minute technical glitch didn't keep "atlantis" on the ground. a farewell from the ground teams who have spent 30 years launching shuttle missions. >> on behalf of the greatest team in the world, good luck to you and your crew on the final flight of this true american icon. >> one more time mike, i witness this great nation at its best. the crew of "atlantis" is ready for launch. >> reporter: the 135th shuttle mission thundered off the florida coast on a resupply mission to the space station. while on the ground, three-quarters of a million people gathered to witness history. >> i wish them god speed and i'm so proud, i'm glad to have seen them go out. >> reporter: but controversy continues to reign over nasa and it's alumni race. >> i tell you that i think we're looking a
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Jul 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
scandal have now arrived here. two big resignations and there's more to come. >>> taking sides in libya's civil war. the u.s. now knows officially who to back. we'll ha a report from the front lines. >>> ready, set, stop. the traffic event of the century called carmageddon, just hours away. >>> and don't blink or you might have missed a lot. tonight, some of the stories that went by too quickly this past week. that went by too quickly this past week. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, the scandal in the rupert murdock media family is metastasizing tonight, from england to america with two big resignations and an apology from murdock himself and it's far from over. this scandal started with newspaper reporters hacking into voicemails of government officials and ordinary citizens. we don't yet know how many people are who they all are, but it's already cost murdock dearly. his empire is taking a hit. today the woman who ran his uk newspaper business quit and the man who ran "the wall street journal" for murdock quit after 57 ye
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Jul 19, 2011 5:30pm PDT
too big for him to know the details of each business. >> "news of the world" say small percent of our company and i'm employing 30,000 people around the world and i'm spread watching and appointing people in my trust. >> reporter: james defended executives rebekah brooks who resigned last friday. both led british newspaper's arm. >> there's no evidence that i'm away of that ms. brooks or mr. hinton or any of those executives, had knowledge of that. nonetheless, those resignations have been accepted. >> reporter: later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs today's questioning was about salvaging news corp.'s reputation, a business rupert brought up with one paper. >> i was brought up by a father who was not rich but a great journalist. before he died, it was a small paper. >> reporter: james hopes to one day lead the family business bu
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Jul 14, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, that president obama continued to push for a very big deal, well that did not happen. and now here's the headline, there are no talks scheduled for tomorrow. the president and congressional leaders convened for a fifth time in as many days, but still no deal to raise the debt limit. the treasury secretary has warned the nation will default on its loans if an agreement isn't reached by august 2. >> we have looked at all available options and we have no way to give the congress more time to solve this problem. >> reporter: the president continuing to call for action. >> what's required here in washington is that politicians understand now is not the time to play games, now is not the time to posture, now is the time to do what's right by the country. >> reporter: this after tense talks on wednesday, at one point the president said enough is enough to house majority leader eric cantor for his refusal to give in on tax hikes. cantor says mr. obama stormed out of the meeting which democratic sources deny. >> there's really only one person who has not made any concessions and that is major
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Jul 13, 2011 5:30pm PDT
here, the aggressive patdowns of kids and the elderly, the big bureaucracy they have become, and questions about imagination and common sense and how safe we really are given their $8 billion budget. it's where we begin tonight with nbc's tom costello. >> reporter: with its tactics already making it one of the most ridiculed government agencies, members of congress today interrupted and taunted a top tsa administrator, even arguing amtrak police dogs would do a better job of explosive detection than the tsa's airport scanners. >> you give me one of his dogs and we will find that bomb before you find your bomb. >> reporter: the tsa today acknowledged 2,500 security breaches since the agency was founded in the months after 9/11. but that's over 10 years after 450 airports, on average, 5 1/2 breaches per airport per year, everything from a misplaced bag to doors left open and passengers walking into secure areas, but also more serious scenarios, like the man who flew across country on an old boarding pass and expired id. the stun gun found on a jetblue flight last week. while the ts
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Jul 23, 2011 5:30pm PDT
right wing here, how big is this pool of people that could produce such a person? >> that pool of people i would say is very, very limited. what we see here is a rather extreme single instance rather than something representative. >> reporter: the maximum punishment in norway for any crime is 21 years in prison. if convicted, the 32-year-old suspect will be back on the streets when he's 53 years old. the suspect's lawyers said that the suspect is willing to appear in court here in oslo on monday, and explain why he did it. and the lawyers said that the suspect will say that what he did was, quote, atrocious, but necessary. lester? >> martin fletcher in oslo tonight, thank you. norway hasn't known this kind of terror since world war ii. it's a place where gun violence is rare and bombings are virtually unheard of. now oslo takes its place in a long list of places forever scarred by large scale mass murder. tonight, michelle franzen with the survivors' stories. >> reporter: as the search for victims continues, a very different search is under way at the place where families have come to id
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Jul 22, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, but drop rates. and there would have also been big changes to the entitlement programs, cuts to medicare, that kind of thing. very serious stuff. they say that they had to walk away and will try to come up with a deal with senate leaders this weekend. lester? >> all right, kelly, thanks. to david gregory, a moderator of "meet the press." david, you're watching all this play out. it looked this morning as if it was the president getting heat for perhaps working -- getting heat from democrats for perhaps working a deal that would put off the whole revenue question for now. so what happened here? >> well, you had days of drama and then an afternoon of drama as kelly's been reporting. this appeared to be on one track and then did derail. one republican aide described it to me as a fish or cut bait moment, they had to get something done by monday and it is simply not there. the politics are nasty and enflamed as you saw. but the big deal here is the u.s. economy on the brink, lester. there is already widespread fear throughout washington that america's debt rating could be downgraded
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Jul 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, "she's safe." >> reporter: anthony's safety has been a big concern to those around her. her attorneys say she's gotten death threats. she's been vilified online. even at the sight where little caylee's remains were found, there was anger mixed in with the mourning today. >> to remember the crime that someone is yet to pay for. >> reporter: that anger may leave anthony paying in other ways. for high security. though she left the jail with just $537.68 from her commissary account. some say a paid interview, movie or book deal may not be far behind. for now, out of sight, but perhaps unlikely to stay out of the spotlight for long. >> i'm just ready for it all to end. i would like to see something else on my television. >> reporter: of course, there are others who can't wait to get their first glimpse of casey anthony in her new life. tonight, lester, no one is saying where she's spending her first full day of freedom. >> kristen, thank you. >>> you didn't have to be a soccer fan or even fully understand the game to be caught up in the drama that took place a short time ago on a field in
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Jul 30, 2011 6:30pm EDT
water. the city of big spring is so desperate for water, it's building a plant to recycle its sewage. >> the quality of water that we're going to be producing from the production facility is essentially water that you could deliver to somebody's path. >> reporter: fresh or not, for now it's the only water in sight as the dry texas wind brings no rain. charles hadlock, nbc news, big spring, texas >>> in the horn of africa, refugees from somalia continue to flee the famine in that country today, pouring into unicef relief camps in ethiopia and kenya in search of food and shelter. president obama met this week with the presidents of four african nations calling for a greater international response. >>> when nbc nightly news continues, this saturday, was today a turning point for the american college student convicted of murder in italy? and later, another royal wedding day in britain. but for will and kate, this time the pressure was off. transitions adapt to changing light so you see your whole day comfortably... and conveniently while protecting your eyes from the sun. ask your
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Jul 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
problem. >> reporter: and one of the big issues for democrats is they say the republican plan would sort of expire before the president's re-election campaign, with another vote to raise the debt ceiling again, they say that would put us right back here. republicans say they need to guarantee that cuts would actually happen in the future to prevent more of a crisis. now, after all this wrangling, aides tell me the senior level negotiators in both parties are still talking, trying to find a way to close the gaps. and as you mentioned, brian, speaker boehner will follow the president tonight. he'll speak for about five minutes to lay out why he thinks his plan should get the public support. brian? >> kelly o'donnell setting the stage on capitol hill for us tonight. kelly, thanks. >>> our chief white house correspondent political director chuck todd is with us tonight from the white house. chuck, it seems to me there are almost two planes going on here. number one, the problem itself, and it couldn't be more important the various plans and solutions and theories on how to fix it. but number
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Jul 27, 2011 7:00pm EDT
is a test. this is a big step, trying to get control of our deficit and our debt and trying to do it by the august 2nd deadline. so it is a big test. >> some people who are friends of yours have said this isn't fair. your job is to run your party. but there is another party in there too. you have this tea party caucus that didn't come to washington with the same values. >> it is not the tea party caucus. most of the freshmen are frankly in pretty good shape. it would be more what i would describe as some hard-line conservatives who want more. i don't blame them. i want more too. but this was an agreement between the bipartisan senate leaders and myself. it is what's doable. and i think we can get there. >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say you have a bit of a rebellion on your hands? or do you feel -- >> i've got a little rebellion on my hands every day. it comes with the territory. >> you're not worried. >> never let them see you sweat. >> i'm disappointed. i care about john boehner. i think he's a good person. i'm disappointed he's painted himself into this corner. it makes our job
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Jul 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
the president to raise the limit in three stages through next year. a. >>> a once big brand name is no more. borders bookstore chain said today it will liquidate after failing to find a buyer. they're closing all 400 retail stores, all of borders nearly 11,000 employees will now lose their jobs. >>> and technology giant cisco systems announced it's eliminating 6,500 jobs, part of an efficiency move. that's in cisco's effort to cut $1 billion in annual costs to the company. >>> this was the last day in afghanistan for america's best-known general, david petraeus, who transferred command of u.s. and nato led troops to his replacement, general john allen. a west point graduate with a princeton phd, easily the most celebrated modern day general officer is leaving to run the cia as the u.s. prepares for a gradual drawdown from afghanistan. >>> when we come back here tonight, new research on head injuries and dementia and alzheimer's and a group that the researchers are most concerned about tonight. >>>, and later, they may have come up short in the end, but the u.s. women's world cup team m
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Jul 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
we're stuck in an active and persistent summer pattern with a big ridge of high pressure entrenched over the middle part of the country. the good news is we have relief on the way for the northeast by the end of the week. the jet stream and cooler air comes in from the north. however, by the time we head into the weekend that heat, the 90s and the triple digits, building back into the northern plains so no relief in sight at all for much of the south, in particular, the southern plains and, ann, keep in mind we're coming up on what's typically the hottest time of the year and that's july. >> thanks for the warning. >>> in washington, where the prospect of a major deal on raising the debt ceiling and fix the country's budget problems seems to be slipping away. chief white house correspondent chuck todd now joins us. chuck? >> reporter: ann, it wasn't the heat, it was the debt ceiling here in washington. lots of heated rhetoric. it got ugly and even a bizarre proposal in congress that could be a back doorway to solve the crisis. here's the president in an interview with cbs about soci
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Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
half a length. >>> as "nightly news" continues for this holiday, a big week ahead for america's space program. the final shuttle launch scheduled for friday, and now nasa scientists are taking a new look back in time. >>> later, from great loss, great love. a family with many reasons to celebrate this fourth of july. great love. a family with many reasons to celebrate this fourth of july. do you often experience the feeling of a dry mouth? it can be the side effect of many medications. dry mouth can be frustrating... and ignoring it can lead to... sipping water can help, but dentists recommend biotene. biotene moisturizes and helps supplement some of saliva's enzymes, providing soothing relief when you need it most. don't ignore dry mouth... look for biotene in your oral care section today. this has been medifacts for biotene. didn't taste so vegetably? well, v8 v-fusion juice gives you a full serving of vegetables, plus a full serving of fruit. but it just tastes like fruit. and try our deliciously refreshing v8 v-fusion + tea. helps defends against occasional constipation, diarrhea,
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Jul 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
growing their company. they must be doing something right. big-money experts say they could get $600 million for box right now, but it's not for sale. >> yeah. >> reporter: tom brokaw, nbc news, silicon valley. >>> one other economic note tonight. it's a done deal. the united states government no longer owns a piece of the chrysler corporation, but the majority stakeholder is now the italian automaker fiat. american taxpayers, along with fiat, helped bail chrysler out a few years back. fiat has gradually been raising its stake, and today it bought the last of the u.s. shares along with a small stake held by canada, so tonight fiat owns 53% of this once proud and formerly all-american brand, and at the end of the day the u.s. treasury estimates american taxpayers lost $1.3 billion on this deal. >>> up next here tonight, is it possible while one era ends another one is about to begin? more material today, some audio >>> the nixon library released more material today, some audio of the president, but mostly a trove of memos, many written by folks who are still around and still in t
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Jul 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
>>> on the broadcast tonight, a deal. is it possible on big things like medicare, social security and taxes? there are rumblings out of washington tonight about actual cooperation. >>> sentencing day for casey anthony. the judge in her murder case seemed to be sending her a message. >>> is nothing safe the huge scandal over a newspaper hacking into people's electronics and now the equally big consequences. >>> and could it really be the end? has harry potter's final chapter actually arrived or could there be more? >>> plus here tonight for all those who remember penmanship, there's a new sign the handwriting may be on the wall. there's a new sign the handwriting may be on the wall. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it may go all the way back to their meeting on the golf course, for whatever reason, president obama and speaker of the house boehner have forged something of a relationship, while not the best of friends, they are dealing with each other across the enormous and venomous partisan divide that has divided washington to the point of paralysis. knowing a deadline
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Jul 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT
as big as we wanted to go? heck no. we wanted to go bigger. we ran on going bigger. but this is the only proposal on the table that accomplishes the goals we set out to do. >> reporter: arm twisting failed to persuade some conservatives. >> i know that there are people in my party that want to keep beating up on me, because i can't vote for a bill that only cuts $1 trillion. >> reporter: ready to blunt any perceived boehner momentum, senate democrats came out hours early to declare that option dead. >> it will be defeated. they know that, the american people now should understand that clearly. >> reporter: and we've seen member after member coming out of the speaker's office, most of them still saying they're nos. one saying he's a beaten down, bloody no, but not willing to change his mind. they're in a holding pattern until the house does something, before they can take some sort of action on this too. everyone's on pins and needles, frustrated, tired, unsure of the end game, but really surprised it is this painful for this late tonight. >> all right. stay where you are, kelly o'do
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Jul 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, they have to go into some big ticket items like social security, medicare and taxes. it is progress with no guarantee but nothing else has worked so far. and we begin tonight at the white house with nbc's kristen welker. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: president obama emerged after talks with congressional leaders saying both sides are deadlocked but are determined to make a deal very soon. lawmakers will work through the weekend and meet with the president again on sunday. the president and congressional leaders come together to hammer out a deal on the debt ceiling. if a deal isn't hammered out by august 2, the -- president obama called the meeting very constructive, but admitted hard work remains. >> i want to emphasize that nothing is agreed to until everything is agreed to and the parties are still far apart on a wide range of issues. >> reporter: administration officials say the president is pushing for a big deal, somewhere in the ballpark of $4 trillion in deficit reductions over the next decade, nearly doubling the $2 trillion that had been at the center of the talks fo
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Jul 5, 2011 7:00pm EDT
big surprise to us. >> reporter: roaring floodwaters have sent a lot of trees like this crashing into the water. one theory is the soil eroded the pipeline allowing debris to strike causing pipeline to rupture. the governor toured the spill today, observing the cleanup and promising land joaners like jim swanson he'll keep after exxonmobil to get rid of the oil. >> this cleanup is done when the state of montana says it done and i promise you this i'll be on this like smell on skunk until it's done. >> reporter: along another part of the river bank, bob castleberry showed us his flooded home and his land wreaking of crude oil. >> when we bought it it was a dream home and we wanted to stay here forever. >> reporter: now the house will be torn down and bob and his wife will have to rebuild on higher ground. the oil stain on the side of his garage is the high watermark from the flooding. bob said he was shocked when he first looked out at the smelly water surrounding his house. >> i shined the spotlight and the river was black with crude oil, just black with crude oil. >> reporter: in spi
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Jul 20, 2011 6:30pm EDT
nation and getting worse before it gets better. >>> closing court a big city has to turn people away because the money has run out. is this any way for courts in america to do business? >>> family ties. if you have the gene that raises your risk of alzheimer's disease, would you want to know about it? tonight the story of a family that had to make that decision. making a difference for noble animals that deserve a better life. >>> and coming in for a landing for the very last time. >>> and coming in for a landing for the very last time. nightly news begins right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. they tell us the scientific explanation is this. high pressure compressing the air, cooking the air and ramming it down on top of us and holding it there. but here's the real problem. there are now 34 states where there are heat advisories or heat warnings. one million square miles of our country where folks are being warned about the heat tonight. the heat, the severe heart of it, affects 141 million americans as it moves over big population centers. we can
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Jul 19, 2011 7:00pm EDT
county. once again, the big story is going to be the heat over the next couple days. 95 tomorrow, 99 on thursday. 101 on friday. and 100 on saturday. >>> on the broadcast tonight, >>> on the broadcast tonight, the most humble day of rupert murdoch's life, he says, but then he went on to say he does not accept blame for the hacking scandal and then he was hit by a pie in the face. then his wife struck the attacker. a wild day in the scandal consuming his media empire. >>> what do you want? that group of people in washington mulling over a new plan to avoid economic armageddon, that's one thing. tonight, in our nbc news poll, what the voters want to see come out of it. >>> it's hot and getting hotter for millions tonight. what's behind the dynamic they're calling the heat dome. >>> and making a difference, by honoring americans who never should have been forgotten. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. while rupert murdoch is an american citizen, the head of a media empire that is well known and widely watched here, the current s
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Jul 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
murdoch's vast media empire. which includes some big brand names in this country. cnbc's david faber joins us in new york for some insight. david, this has now reached to one of murdoch's top deputies. what does this do to his damage control efforts. >> he's been trying to do damage control since the middle of last week in some ways when he finally started to distance himself from rebekah brooks who resigned, of course, a couple days later. the scandal does not appear to have crested yet. despite giving up the purchase of b sky b for what would have been a $12 billion deal for news corp., a huge important deal they wanted to complete in the uk and, of course, letting go of rebekah brooks and his long time lieutenant les hinton. >> on a personal level for murdoch and especially his son, are they in some sort of legal jeopardy? >> james murdoch has got to be the focus right now. because of course rebecca brooks and les hinton both having been gone, james murder okay runs news international. he has the number three position at the company, essentially, after chase carey, an executive who's no
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Jul 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
? >> reporter: well, if the idea is that rebel forces will make a big push into tripoli and force him to step aside, that's unlikely to happen any time soon. they have been making progress southwest of here. they've been battling over the city of bir al ganan. when they want to, they can outgun the rebels. there's a sense that gadhafi is doing what he can to drag this conflict on. he's holding the rebels back, but not going on the offensive, he's used a large security force to control this city. a strategy that seems to be working even with these large air strikes. >> thank you. >>> back in the u.s., the fourth of july weekend getaway is underway. while we promise not to use the word staycation, americans just aren't traveling great distances on this holiday. nbc's aditi roy joins me from santa monica. >> reporter: it seems this year we're choosing holiday destinations that are closer to our backyards. for carrie, getting away means staying at a hotel with a deal only 30 miles away. >> it's like taking a little vacation somewhere, not very far away. >> we're actually traveling very ch
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Jul 11, 2011 5:30pm PDT
getting bigger by the day, despite a trip by the big boss to london to do some damage control. nbc's stephanie gosk is covering for us tonight in london. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. well the editors of the news of the world wrote in their final edition that we have won for today, a scandal that threatens the influence and power of one of the largest media companies. rupert murdock rushed to london hoping to mitigate the damage to his media empire, but it's looking more and more like there's little he can do. today new allegations reported in the british press and claims that one of the officers protecting the royals sold a list of the family's phone numbers to the news of the world. and a source close to prime minister gordon brown alleges that the sunday times, another murdock paper illegally pursued brown's private financial and medical information. anger at murdock and resentment over his media company's unchecked political clout is boiling over. >> there is an element about all this is that personal. gordon brown is bitter that news of the world did
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Jun 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. president obama called gates a humble american patriot and his response was emotional. >> it is a big surprise, but we should have known a couple of months ago you would get pretty good at this covert ops stuff. >> gates has a lot of fans and ed a might beers in both parties. and he's served in a variety of roles under eight separate presidents of the united states. he turns his job over to former cia director leon panetta. >>> and sadly, news tonight about the fighting men and women secretary gates has focused so much of his time on, three u.s. soldiers killed in iraq yesterday. attack at a u.s. base called shocker, right near the border with iran. seven other americans were wounded, that brings the death toll up to 15 in two years and ten months after the u.s. declared an end to combat operations in iraq. >>> china has a lot to boast about tonight. first today it opened the world's longest bridge over a body of water. it's a bridge about 350 miles southeast of beijing. it's over 26 miles long, that's 2 1/2 miles longer by the way than the causeway over ponchartrain in louisiana, for
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Jul 31, 2011 6:30pm EDT
switch. big savings -- it's a good look for you. [ blower whirring ] [blower stops] the safety was off. out there with a better way. now, that's progressive. >>> a glowing light show over the dark skies of sicily. that's mt. etna sending bursts of lava above its 11,000 foot peak. europe's most active volcano, more than half a million years old, stirring to life yet again with eruptions that are attracting both attention and concern. in this country today, it's the 50th anniversary of the debut of an invention that amazed americans and revolutionized our workplace. the ibm selectric typewriter. if you've seen one recently it was most likely on "mad men." it replaced other models with individual keys because it had the revolutionary ball of type you could switch out to change fonts. they were responsible for just about every business letter ever typed for decades before the pc and the printer then came along. and the selectrics became the wall-es of the office product salvage heap. >>> two stories from the world of sports making news tonight. flax k plaxico burres signed a one-year d
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